Open Studio at Telus Spark

Located on the 2nd floor, Open Studio, is essentially the Creative Kids Museum for older kids. Kids can make build, create, explore and experiment. My kids are still a bit young to get the most out of this area (my oldest is 6) but they still find something interesting whenever we are there.

They have a lot of hands on creation stations. You can make a toy.

Create a dress.

Experiment with circuits.

Calgary Science Centre - Telus Spark

They also have an area with challenges that change over the year. While we were their you were asked to create a place to camp.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

You can also experiment with different fabrics in a wind tube.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

Digitally paint with light and sound.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

Play around with a sound machine.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

Explore the relationship between inputs and outputs.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

And much more. They have a number of stations where you can try out different forms of animation but my kids aren’t ready for that yet.

Open Studio - Telus Spark

The workshop runs from 1-3pm. Kids can learn new skills and work with real tools. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

More about the Telus Spark science centre overall, Brainasium Outdoor Park, the Creative Kids Museum and the three permanent Galleries: Energy and Innovation, Earth and Sky and Being Human.

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